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Buddha’s Birthday Festival at Ryugen-ji Temple

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Ryugen-ji (笠原寺) is a temple named after a nun/its founder, Kasahara Masae (笠原政江), and founded as the Kyoto branch of Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple (川崎大師). At this temple, female visitors can experience to be a nun by perior registration.

Here at this temple, Hanamatsuri (花まつり, Buddha’s Birthday Festival) is conducted for a week. Visitors will enjoy soothing time surrounded by the echos of recitation of Sutra. During the festival, a cup of Amacha (甘茶, sweet hydrangea tea) is offered to visitors. The view of Higashiyama (東山) mountain range from the temple is also wonderful.

When: Monday, April 1st to Monday, April 8 9:00am-4:00pm
Fee: free
5 mins. on foot from Kyoto Tachibana Daigaku, Keihan bus
10 mins. on foot from Ooyake Kounotsuji, Keihan bus
20 mins. on foot from Naginotsuji station, Subway Tozai line



(quote: Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple )

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